Telephone Number

+353 1 634 9706

Our Location

31 Mespil Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland

Email Address

aarc@aarcconsultancy.com

AARC Ltd is a respected international consultancy house established to address the growing market for financial management services in the public and private sector in developed and developing nations. We deliver high quality technical support across a range of sectors and have a core expertise in PFM & Taxation; Accounting & Audit; and Banking & Capital Markets, as well as a growing profile in Public Utilities and Climate Change.
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The initiating partners of the company have spent the last ten years working with global institutions in supporting the reform and enhancement of public authorities worldwide. In addition, we have strong relationships with key international donor organizations that support consultancy programs in our target markets, such as the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, European Commission, EIB, EBRD, Inter- American Development Bank, DFID, SIDA, UN, and Irish Aid.

Through our expert core staff and range of associates we have a robust reputation for superior technical support delivered in a practical way and in partnership with our government clients. Our multi-disciplinary team has a strong track record in the delivery of projects and research in a range of areas.
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We take pride in our ability to deliver high quality and sustainable project outcomes through our hands-on project management and ability to create strong working relationships on the ground. This ethos underpins our methodologies and project management approach.
We are committed to meeting the expectations of our clients and to the transfer of knowledge from consulting teams to client staff and institutions, thereby creating a culture of sustainability.

Our team

Patrick Corrigan
B.A. , ACCA , Dip IFRS, Director

Patrick Corrigan is a Director of AARC Ltd. He holds an honours degree in Accountancy, the ACCA Diploma in International Financial Reporting Standards (ACCA Dip IFRS), and is a Chartered Accountant (ACCA member). He was formerly a senior civil servant in the Irish Government dealing with financial and budgetary issues. Patrick directs all AARC contracts including several large scale EU, ADB and WB funded programmes globally, in the Accounting & Audit, PFM, Public Utilities and Environmental sectors.

Joann Riordan
Associate Director, International Development, BA, MA, PRINCE2

Joann Riordan is Associate Director at AARC. Joann has a Master’s Degree in International Development from Dublin City University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from University College Cork. She has extensive project management, client relationship, and business development experience including for EU, EIB, EBRD, ADB and World Bank funded projects in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa and the Balkans, in the areas of tax reform, public awareness campaigns, public financial management and accounting and audit reform.

Asta Puodzeniene
Finance Officer

Asta is an in-house Finance Officer at AARC with extensive experience in finance and accounting. She holds a BA in Accounting & Finance and is a part qualified ACCA Accountant. Asta is currently the financial analyst of numerous ongoing WB, EU and ADB funded projects.

Ellen Wu
Project Officer

Ellen is a Project Officer at AARC and is responsible for the business development department. Ellen holds a Bachelor Degree and a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management. She is a part qualified ACCA Accountant.

Katalin Földesi
Project Manager

Katalin is a Project Manager, managing and assisting on major donor funded projects for the project management department, in Armenia, Tajikistan, Montenegro, Caribbean states and Romania. Katalin holds a BA in Economics, majoring in Business Administration and an Advanced Accounts Diploma.

Omon Narzikulov
Programme Manager

Omonjon Narzikulov is a Programme Manager at AARC. He holds a BSc in Banking and Finance from the University of Wales. Omonjon previously coordinated a rural housing scheme for an agency under the Government of Uzbekistan and then for the Asian Development Bank, where he further developed his skillset on project management and bilateral and multilateral relationships at high levels. Currently he is engaged in Financial and Integrity Due Diligence of Financial Institutions on various projects, and monitoring of ADB business development portfolio for AARC.

Saidkhon Amilkhanov
Business Development Officer and Project Coordinator

Saidkhon is a young professional who has taken a career path in development since he graduated from the University of Wales with a BSc in Industrial Management. He first worked with ADB as a Procurement Specialist on an Energy project with an overall project value of $695 million. He was later hired by ADB as a Contracts Specialist to work over the Project Preparatory Technical Assistance for the Housing sector. Subsequently, he was recruited by a Swiss contractor as a Project Coordinator to work with a World Bank financed irrigation project. Currently, Saidkhon is working as a Business Development Officer and Project Coordinator for AARC, contributing his efforts towards bidding and implementation of ADB TAs worldwide.

Jay Shelat
Project Manager

Jay Shelat is a Project Manager at AARC with experience in finance, accounting and strategy. Currently he is responsible for managing and assisting major donor funded projects in Iraq, Ghana and the Philippines. He holds a MSc in Strategic Management and Planning from the UCD Michael Smurfit Business School and is a part qualified ACCA accountant. Prior to joining AARC, he worked in Top tier accountancy firms as Audit and Corporate finance associate.